Did you see us on Saturday in the market square?

We had a market stall on Saturday in the centre of Burton’s outdoor market. It was a beautiful day, and perhaps you saw the stall! It was partly to advertise our one-day seminar, and partly to distribute lots of DVDs, leaflets and even one or two Bibles. If you missed it, here are some pictures:

The Bible in a Nutshell seminar

We can now reveal full details of our seminar, to be held on Saturday 20th October God willing. If you’ve ever wondered what the Bible is all about, and want a basic introduction to it, then this seminar is for you. It’s an overview of the Bible message, why there are two testaments, advice on how…

Feel-good Factor?

An article in the i-newspaper on Sunday suggested that some people go to church purely because they feel better afterwards. The author himself said that he didn’t want any sort of reward from heaven but merely enjoyed the lift to his spirits that resulted from church attendance, especially in a world where stress and depression are…

Where does it say that?

It’s very useful to be able to quickly find key verses in the Bible, especially when we’re trying to determine what it teaches about various things. A concordance is a very useful study tool because it lists every word in the Bible and where it appears. So if we want to find every reference to…

New website logo

This is our new logo for the website, specially designed to show the importance we attach to reading the Bible for ourselves, individually and collectively. I think the green colour looks very modern and eye-catching! You may see this logo on business cards and other publicity; a warm welcome to the site if one of…

Edward Wightman: The Burton ‘Heretic’

Burton is famous for its brewing heritage, the Abbey ruins, and Marmite. But it has a darker claim to fame also. The last man in England to be condemned to burning at the stake was a Burtonian, back in 1612. In the seventeenth century, the church had a strong hold over ordinary people’s lives. They…

Our hall

This is where we meet together. We’re a friendly bunch – come and see us one day on Blackpool Street!